Our Team

Our Team keeps growing

132 therapists

Includes: Social Workers, Registered Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists and Nurses

11 clinics

Clinics are mental health care settings where groups of professionals practice together.

5 psychiatrists

Sub-specialties include: Child and Adolescent and Geriatric psychiatry.

Executive Staff

Allan Steingart

Dr. Allan B. Steingart, BSc, MD, FRCP(C)

Allan is the President and CEO of Psychotherapy Matters Inc. and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto (see some of his research here). He has been in practice for over 30 years and believes that psychotherapy should be the first line of treatment for all mental health issues and available to everyone.

Madoka Steingart, BA, PhD

Madoka Steingart

Madoka is the Director of Marketing and Communications for Psychotherapy Matters Inc. She completed her BA in psychology at Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan and her graduate studies at McMaster University. She is trained in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT).

Lori Himsl, MCP

Lori Himsl is the Director of Operations for Psychotherapy Matters Inc. Her background includes programming, technical support, business and systems analysis, project management and content management for a large software company. Lori is our go-to person for technical questions and is responsible for supporting the background systems and processes at Psychotherapy Matters.

Vicky P.K.H. Nguyen, PhD, MD


Dr. Vicky P.K.H. Nguyen, PhD, MD, is a psychiatry resident at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). She completed her PhD and MD training at the University of Toronto. Her research interests are directed at promoting innovative practices and policies to address sub-optimal wait times, access, equity, and quality of health care services for disadvantaged populations in Ontario.

Vicky is our Blog guru. She creates and moderates posts on our blog. If you would like to contribute to our Blog, please contact vicky@psychotherapymatters.com.